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" Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ; And,— when... "
Exercises in reading and recitation - Page 127
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...well, my little good lord cardinal. [Exeunt NORFOLK, SUFFOLK, SURREY, and CHAMBERLAIK. Wol. Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys, that swim on bladders,...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...AND CROMWELL. Wol, FARE WEL, a long farewel to all my greatness ! This is the state of man : to day. he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; tomorrow...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, nips his shoot ; And then he fails, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808
...Farewel, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope,5 to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root,6 And then he falls, as I do. I have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1808
...of man ; To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope,5 to-morrow hlossoms, And hears his hlushing honours thick upon him : The third day, comes a frost,...full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root,6 And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton hoys that swim on hladders,...
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The Spectator; in Miniature: Being a Collection of the Principal ..., Volume 1

1808 - 288 pages
...in a mournful tone ; as in that pathetical soliloquy of Cardinal Wolsey on his fall. " Farewell!— a long farewell to all my greatness! This is the state...he puts forth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow hlossoms. And hears his hloshing honours thick upon him, The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...of hope ; to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon luai ; The third day conies a frost, a killing frost, And when he thinks, good...full surely His greatness is a ripening, nips his root, And then he falls as I do.' We have likewise a fine example of "this in the tvhole of Andromache...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...is however very beautiful: the third line is finely descriptive.... This is the state of man: To-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow...man, full surely His greatness is a ripening nips his root, And then he falls," &c. Jfenry VIII. As I have shewn you also that Mr. Gibbon could commit an...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Popular culture - 1809 - 226 pages
...To-d&y heputsiorth The tender leaves of hope ; to-morrow, blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him ; The third day comes a frost, a killing...thinks, good easy man, full surely, His greatness is a ripuiing, nips his shoot ; And then he falls as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...And streams shall murmur all around. CARDINAL WOLSEY's LAMENTATION OF HIS FALL. SHAKSPEAKE. FAREWELL, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a rip'ning, nips bis root: And then he falls, as I do. 1 have ventur'd, Like little wanton boys that...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare: Compared with the Greek ...

Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - 1810 - 296 pages
...speculative sages in the episode of a chorus. WOLSEY. So farewell to the little good you bear me ! Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the...killing frost, And, when he thinks, good easy man, fall surelj His greatness is a ripening, nips his root ; ' . ' • And then he falls, as I do. —...
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